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Forum: 4.6L General Discussion 05-29-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Buck Sergeant
Are these aftermarket springs?

Dakota, I think my fellow bloggers are onto something. If I remember right the OEM rear springs were indeed black. Blue is the standard color of Roush and other aftermarket vendors.
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 05-29-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By Buck Sergeant
2014 Mustang GT New tire suggestions

nflagg11, on my 2014 GT Premium, I am presently running Michelin Pilot Super Sports, 285/40R, 10 inch rims, and they are the best legimite, real deal street tires ,for street use, I have ever used....
Forum: General Tech 05-24-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,099
Posted By Buck Sergeant
4.0l timing question

Dennis, 08 hit the nail on the head. One of the "built in features" of a custom tune is "timing advance" it is already programed into your SCT X4. If you mess with the timing, be prepared to sweep up...
Forum: 3.7L V6 Technical Discussions 05-22-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By Buck Sergeant
MT-82 transmission issue

3pointSeven, check out this web-site. Pretty good information concerning your tranny, with possible solutions. https://www.cjponyparts.com/resources/fixing-mt82-shifts-on-your-mustang
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-22-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Front and rear wheels

Hansona, I use a +55mm offset, on my 2014 GT, when using the MT 305-19s, and 295-19s. On my 275 and 285-19s, I use a 10" wheel with a +47.5mm offset. If you go with the 11" wheels, and you are...
Forum: General Tech 05-22-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By Buck Sergeant
305's on a 2014 GT?

ricky, my "daily driver" is a 2014 Mustang GT Premium. It is dropped only half an inch in the rear only. When competing at a NMRA event I mount a pair of Mickey Thompson ET Street SS #3491,...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 05-21-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Continental tires

08'Mustang Dude, thanks for the reply. Great information concerning the quality aspects of the Continental. I think I will try that Continental SportContact 6, 295/35ZR19, on a Trueforge 11" rim. If...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-21-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Front and rear wheels

Hansona15, all this information applies to my 2014 Mustang GT Premium . The best "street set-up" so far , in a staggered configuration, is: up front:Continental Contisport Contact 5P, 235/45ZR19,...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 05-20-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Front and rear wheels

. Any information will be of value.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-20-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Front and rear wheels

Hansona15, Norm is right about putting "offset" to proper use. On my 2014 Mustang GT, upgraded fully adjustable rear suspension, but only dropped half of a inch, here are my numbers: on the...
Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice 05-17-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Axle back and x pipe what am i missing?

Jordan, save yourself a lot of time and trouble and give the troops at American Muscle a call: 1-877-887-1105.
Forum: Suspension 05-17-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Need help picking suspension replacement

Sam, from what you outlined, I would get the cheaper struts. If you want to go top shelf, Strange Engineering, is one of the many aftermarket front strut suppliers you can depend on.
Forum: 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 05-15-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,248
Posted By Buck Sergeant
1986 GT dies while driving

Stearperson, Success! I am glad your issue has been resolved. Good team work is always a formula for success. Thanks for posting the solution.
Forum: Motor Swap Section 05-14-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By Buck Sergeant
has anyone swapped a carbureted 5.0 into a 2005 V6?

4.o, go to this web sight. It will explain all your tranny questions.
https://lmr.com/products/Mustang-Transmissions-What-Transmission-V8-Mustang
Forum: Motor Swap Section 05-14-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By Buck Sergeant
4.o, here is some cool information supplied by a...

4.o, here is some cool information supplied by a fellow mustanger, Z28ricer, "You can use it, you'll need a V8 bellhousing, it is weaker, the clutch input shaft is 1" 14 spline, you can get a disc...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 05-13-2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By Buck Sergeant
has anyone swapped a carbureted 5.0 into a 2005 V6?

4.o stang, I received a call from the drift team I mentioned. They are campaigning a drift Mazda MX-5NB and they advised me they found out that there are Mustangs that are drifting. They said a...
Forum: Motor Swap Section 05-12-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By Buck Sergeant
has anyone swapped a carbureted 5.0 into a 2005 V6?

4.o, It sounds like you are on a limited budget. One of our race teams is running a "drifter" and said it takes a ton of money, and tons of horsepower to even think about building a drifter. You...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 05-09-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Getting gt40P heads ready to install -

semoorma, this is a great link describing your "head"situation question. http://www.allfordmustangs.com/forums/5-0l-tech/29759-gt40-vs-gt40p-cylinder-heads.html. Great thread.
Forum: General Tech 05-09-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Different Long Tubes?

Ricky, David makes a good point. After consulting with a few high performance Mustang GT builders, it seems that the Ford engineers got this one right. The Generation 5 Ford GTs have a very...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 05-08-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Advice!!!!!!! Project for son and dad!!!!

Todd0811, if this is going to be a "long term" project, I see no problem with this car. I would suggest building a "sanitary" 331 Stroker, and sticking with carburetion. This is what I did with my...
Forum: Suspension 05-06-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Grinding noise

thechump, you are right, very weird indeed. Sometimes I can't get past my "old-school" way of thinking. I trust your judgement, but the first thing that comes to mind is wheel bearing. Did the...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 05-06-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Where's the rumble? mufflers or tune?

lazer, to my knowledge, the "sure" way to change your exhaust sound is to change your cam profile. I deal mostly with competition exhaust systems, so street systems don't have the luxury I do. There...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 05-05-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,012
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Service Power Steering Help

Torpedo, you hit the nail right on the head. Ford Racing is right. I see this as a safety issue. When the Power Steering Rack failed, I immediately lost control of 90% of steering capability. It...
Forum: 5.0L General Discussion 05-04-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Installing gt40P heads & Cobra Manflow what plugs?

semoorma, Aluminum heads: Autolite 3924. Iron heads: Autolite copper 764. Autolite 765 is one step hotter than the stock 764s. Gap at .045-.050. These are for non-aspired engines.
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 05-04-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,012
Posted By Buck Sergeant
Service Power Steering Help

Torpedo, I can feel your pain. Last month my 2014 GT needed a new power rack. The dealer told me to replace it would cost $2400.00. I asked why the whole rack had to be replaced, and my service...
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